It’s all over Twitter. It’s already been reported by Politico, the Washington Post, and the Daily News. The New York Times, so far, has turned up it’s nose.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney has a beard. No Pajama Boy he. Hopefully he won’t get any spin stuck in it.
Here’s some video of the press corps reacting as he unveiled it at the daily briefing. No doubt they’re trooping to his office this afternoon to tell him how great it looks. That’s how we journalists roll.
Here’s a photo.
He says his wife, ABC News reporter Claire Shipman, likes it. Which I suppose is redundant, as it wouldn’t be worth the trouble if she didn’t. Or maybe he’s having a midlife crisis, and she’s humoring him.
Maybe he’s looking for a new, more rugged image.
Sorry, you can take the man out of Yale, but you can’t take the Yale out of the man. This is one of those beards that has Primal Chardonnay Man with a second house in the country, not a hunting shack, written all over it.